Does anyone have time to read blogs anymore? Not with any regularity, if we're being honest. Which is why, instead of making another attempt to revive this blog, I'm switching to a monthly newsletter format -- the type of content you've come to expect from Daydream Believer, delivered directly to your inbox once a month.… Continue reading Invitation to A Quiet Life
This past not quite a year and a half has been tough to get through. It's been a long season of walking through some hard things, facing painful things from my past, having the blinders removed around certain family narratives and unhealthy dynamics, and letting myself experience the painful emotions that I've denied and stuffed… Continue reading An Expanded Place
I've added three new designs to my shop! What's that? You didn't remember that I even had a shop? Well, I do, and it has three brand new designs to choose from. Click the images below to go straight to the pictured item, or click here to shop all items, including mugs, tees, stickers, stationery,… Continue reading New Designs Added to Daydream Studios Shop!
I was shocked when I pulled up this blog and realized how long it's been since I last wrote something here. I never intended to take such a long break. There were many times, early on, when I thought of something I wanted to post about here, but I just didn't have the energy. And… Continue reading Here’s to Knowing Yourself, and to New Beginnings
I'm late to the party with this. I wanted to get it up by the last day of November, but I was in the middle of trying to finish my novel and everything else got pushed into this week so I could get that done, and now I'm playing catch up. But thankfully it's not… Continue reading What I Learned This Fall – 2017
I mentioned previously how I took a big (for me) leap this summer by signing up to be on two different launch teams (I reviewed the first of those books, Holly Gerth's Fierce Hearted, here in case you missed it). The second of those books (actually the first one I signed up for) came out yesterday.… Continue reading Dance in Faith. Stand on Holy Ground. Run on Mission for God.
I did a rash thing back a couple of months ago, and that thing was applying to not just one but TWO book launch teams for books coming out in October. Signing up to that first one already felt a little wild and crazy for me, but taking on a second one? Whoa Nelly. Y'all… Continue reading I’m a Fierce Hearted Woman (and So Are You)
The Apostle Paul extolled the virtues of living a quiet life, and Jesus Christ himself taught that we shouldn’t chase after material goods, but focus instead on serving others and nurturing our faith. Indeed, during his earthly ministry, Jesus seemed to embrace a lifestyle of minimalism and simplicity, trusting God for his every earthly need.… Continue reading A Biblical Case for Simple Living
I'm on a never-ending quest to make my life easier, as are we all, I'm sure. Which is why when I have some "A-ha!" moments I feel like I should share them, just in case there's someone reading this who struggles in the same area(s) I do and who might benefit from my discoveries. (The… Continue reading In Which I Figure a Few Things Out
Happy fall, y'all! This week has been a week. Not a terrible week, but not a great one, either. It started out great with a super-productive Monday, but on Monday night our refrigerator started making unhealthy noises and, sure enough, by Tuesday morning everything had begun to melt and thaw. So that was tons of… Continue reading Link Roundup: Fall Minimalism Edition